Tupelo Public School District

-$ 0
Underfunded for 2019-2020
-$ 0
total underfunded since 2008

Tupelo Public School District’s state funding for the 2019-2020 school year is $3,138,246 below the amount required by state law. Statewide, the Mississippi Adequate Education Program (MAEP), which funds teachers and classrooms, is underfunded by $224,848,038.

This is the 12th consecutive year that Mississippi has underfunded its public schools. Since 2008, the last time the MAEP was fully funded, students in the Tupelo Public School District have been shorted a total of $35,647,156. During this same period, Mississippi has raised its academic standards significantly, yet public schools have been denied the resources needed to meet those standards.

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Legislators Representing Tupelo Public School District

Representatives

Rep. Rickey Thompson

HOUSE DISTRICT 16

HOME:
191 County Rd 301
Shannon, MS  38868
662.767.3480 (H)

CAPITOL:

Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Shane Aguirre

HOUSE DISTRICT 17

HOME:
709 Highland Cir.
Tupelo, MS 38804

CAPITOL:
Room 100-C
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Jerry Turner

HOUSE DISTRICT 18

HOME:
1290 Carrollville Ave.
Baldwyn, MS 38824
662.365.5135 (H)
662.365.8484 (W)

CAPITOL:
Room 119-A
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Rep. Randy Boyd

HOUSE DISTRICT 19

HOME:
P.O. Box 157
Mantachie, MS 38855
662.282.4045 (H)
662.231.0133 (C)

CAPITOL:
Room 400-E
Jackson, MS
601.359.3770

Senators

Sen. Chad McMahan

SENATE DISTRICT 6

HOME:
1537 Hwy. 145
Guntown, MS 38849

 

CAPITOL:
Room 408
Jackson, MS
601.359.2886

Sen. Hob Bryan

SENATE DISTRICT 7

HOME:
P.O. Box 75
Amory, MS 38821
662.256.9989 (H)
662.256.9601 (W)

CAPITOL:
Room 212-C
Jackson, MS
601.359.2220

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Nationally, Mississippi ranks 25th in the rigor of our academic standards (Education Next, report published May 2018) and 47th in per pupil school spending (U.S. Census, Public Education Finances: FY 2017, published April 2019).